1971 Milwaukee Bucks vs. 1961 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1970-71 Bucks and the 1960-61 Celtics, including both NBA teams stats, regular season and Playoffs wins, losses and performance, winning streaks and other data side by side.

Team Comparison

Summary

Regular Season

Standings
1971 Bucks
in Western Conference
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1971 Bucks
66 - 16
1961 Celtics
57 - 22

Winning %
1971 Bucks
.805
1961 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1971 Bucks
Winning Streak: 20
Losing Streak: 3
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1971 Bucks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1971 Bucks
12 - 2
1961 Celtics
8 - 2

Winning %
1971 Bucks
.857
1961 Celtics
.800

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1971 Bucks
5 -
Season MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 2nd Team: Oscar Robertson
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1961 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1971 Bucks
1 -
Scoring Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1961 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1971 Bucks
118.4
1961 Celtics
119.7

Rebounds
1971 Bucks
53.0
1961 Celtics
77.6

Assists
1971 Bucks
27.4
1961 Celtics
23.7

Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1971 Bucks
.509
1961 Celtics
.398

3-Point %
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1971 Bucks
.742
1961 Celtics
.735

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1971 Bucks
109.1
1961 Celtics
120.7

Rebounds
1971 Bucks
53.8
1961 Celtics
82.1

Assists
1971 Bucks
25.6
1961 Celtics
24.7

Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1971 Bucks
.497
1961 Celtics
.413

3-Point %
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1971 Bucks
.721
1961 Celtics
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
Assists
1971 Bucks
8.2 apg
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
Rebounds
1971 Bucks
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
Assists
1971 Bucks
8.9 apg
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.